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Author(s): Christina Mancini
Nestled in the “ivory tower,” college campuses tend to be safe environments for students, but crime and violence do occur. To be sure, crime trends vary based on the location of the campus (suburban, rural, urban, “college town”) and their “type” (four-year universities, small liberal arts colleges, community colleges). Even so, there are certain classifications of crime that seem to plague colleges and universities in the U.S. This chapter reviews the nature and extent of campus crime, efforts designed to prevent violence on campus, research-driven tips for preventing victimization duri
Author(s): C Keith Harrison
On August 11, 1973, rap music and HipHop culture in the modern era began at a house party in the Bronx, NY. DJ Cool Herc and his sister threw this urban jam at 1520 Sedwick Avenue. The rest is history--business history. From film, sport, higher education, and commerce-- adding Hip Hop to the mix often increases sales, engages fans and moves the needle in endless contexts.
Author(s): Earle Michael Young
Growth of the American Republic: Fundamental Concepts in U.S. Government & Politics essentially ‘catches up’ our woefully history-clueless students on the basic principles of government and citizenship…in essence, giving them a framework of understanding the ideas and history that influenced the founding of the United States of America.
Based on the author's 15 years of experience teaching at the community college level, the new third edition of Growth of the American Republic:
Preparing the Way: Teaching ELs in the Pre-K-12 Classroom, now in its 4th edition, provides a reader-friendly experience for teacher preparation programs and school district workshops in five main areas: 1) ESOL Federal and State Legislation; 2) Cultural Proficiency, Diversity, and Equity; 3) Fundamentals of Applied Linguistics; 4) Theories of Second Language Learning; and 5) ESOL Testing and Evaluation.
This book is an introduction to the music industry, and can be considered for two reasons.
Author(s): Ryan Pace
Business Entity Taxation rejects the traditional textbook method of providing the student with an onslaught of detail and complication. Rather, the focus is on a strong presentation of the fundamentals. To use a basketball analogy, a player must first develop a strong ability to pass, dribble and shoot. Once those skills are mastered, the student can readily adapt his or her skills to execute more advanced plays and sophisticated strategies presented by the coach.
Author(s): JAY SEIDEL
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From infrastructure inspection and crop maintenance to cinematography and package delivery, drones are being used worldwide and in a variety of fields. Drones: Training and Applications to Digital Imaging takes on a comprehensive approach to effectively train individuals on the use of drones for tomorrow’s professions. This text guides students through the information necessary to successfully pilot these autonomous systems into the national airspace.
Environment & Health in the 21st Century offers the perspective that environmental health has a body of knowledge that can guide professional practice. It is an e-text resource rich with embedded internet links for nurses, health care, environmental health and public health professionals. It is a book for everyone.